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View Poll Results: Which is more vibrant between them?
NYC 49 45.37%
London 59 54.63%
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Old 07-02-2015, 02:02 PM
 
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I love London, but New York, not so much. I guess old bookstores and antiques are just vibrant to me! Love London's theatres and plazas too. Food, not so vibrant.
One of the things I regret about the gentrification of both London and New York is that the antique feel of small independent shops and old book stores is disappearing.
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Old 07-02-2015, 02:12 PM
 
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There are some nodes of activity, but 100,000 in the periphery during the day is probably stretching it.
100,000 out of 462,506 (533,187 including visitors).
This would mean that 80% of the workday population of the Borough of Camden is in Central London.
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Old 07-02-2015, 02:16 PM
 
Location: Blighty
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100,000 out of 462,506 (533,187 including visitors).
This would mean that 80% of the workday population of the Borough of Camden is in Central London.
It certainly feels like it. Haha.
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Old 07-02-2015, 03:14 PM
 
Location: San Francisco
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Well said. Is it just me but I don't really think NYC is all that. Other than Broadway, I really have no interest in the place. Just a very urban, lots of rundown areas, trash strewn about and as said above not nearly as scenic as London. Just doesn't have the cache of London. NYC is kind of a dump in comparison.
Large parts of the Village alone negate that. As a native Londoner I'd say you'd be hard pushed to find more beautiful historic architecture anywhere.
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Old 07-02-2015, 06:58 PM
 
Location: CA, NC, and currently FL
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Well said. Is it just me but I don't really think NYC is all that. Other than Broadway, I really have no interest in the place. Just a very urban, lots of rundown areas, trash strewn about and as said above not nearly as scenic as London. Just doesn't have the cache of London. NYC is kind of a dump in comparison.
Butthurt much?

Honestly, London is the most overrated global city in the terms of vibrancy. It can often feel like a sleepy old people's town in comparison to the former. NYC isn't as vibrant as some of the Asian cities, but it totally destroys London in every equivalent area really.

Since fanboys here like to throw random off topic things for the sake of boosting, the only reason London is cleaner than NYC in comparison is because large swaths of it are also like dead in comparison. If anybody seriously believes that London doesn't have it's share of slummy piece of crap areas though they seriously need to come down to the real world from fantasy land.

Also, this so called beauty of London would be old worn-out architecture from eons ago I'm guessing. Yeah sure, that's all our definition of "beauty"...

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Old 07-02-2015, 09:19 PM
 
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I've been to both, and I would say that NYC is busier for sure, and I would say more vibrant too because more chaotic, less orderly, London is so clean and ordered that it is almost predictable, NYC has that craziness that makes it more vibrant IMO.
London is more on par with Paris, with NYC sightly above the 2.
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Old 07-03-2015, 01:03 AM
 
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I've been to both, and I would say that NYC is busier for sure, and I would say more vibrant too because more chaotic, less orderly, London is so clean and ordered that it is almost predictable, NYC has that craziness that makes it more vibrant IMO.
London is more on par with Paris, with NYC sightly above the 2.
I understand this, but I personally have a hard time equating noise and chaos with vibrancy. I think it's to London's merit that it can accommodate similar crowd volumes, activities, events, concerts, outdoor markets, performances etc. to Manhattan, yet be orderly and civil at the same time. London is qualitatively distinct from New York, and both London and New York are quantitatively distinct from Paris.
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Old 07-03-2015, 01:41 AM
 
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Butthurt much?

Honestly, London is the most overrated global city in the terms of vibrancy. It can often feel like a sleepy old people's town in comparison to the former. NYC isn't as vibrant as some of the Asian cities, but it totally destroys London in every equivalent area really.

Since fanboys here like to throw random off topic things for the sake of boosting, the only reason London is cleaner than NYC in comparison is because large swaths of it are also like dead in comparison. If anybody seriously believes that London doesn't have it's share of slummy piece of crap areas though they seriously need to come down to the real world from fantasy land.

Also, this so called beauty of London would be old worn-out architecture from eons ago I'm guessing. Yeah sure, that's all our definition of "beauty"...
That actually sounds like the most "butthurt" (what a horrible word) post on the whole thread. London IS a great, vibrant city with a multitude of things to see and do - deal with it :P
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Old 07-03-2015, 07:23 AM
 
Location: Northern Ireland and temporarily England
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Quite clearly NYC.
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Old 07-03-2015, 10:35 AM
 
Location: Mid Atlantic USA
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That actually sounds like the most "butthurt" (what a horrible word) post on the whole thread. London IS a great, vibrant city with a multitude of things to see and do - deal with it :P

Lol so true.
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